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WaterTalksWaterTalks is a lecture series, hosted by the Water Institute, that runs each year from September to March. Leading national and international researchers are selected to present inspiring dialogue and broadening perspectives on current water issues. The 45-minute lectures, held at the University of Waterloo, are followed by 15-minute question and answer periods. Seminars are frequently available on our YouTube channel.

Upcoming WaterTalks:

Feb 19: "Nutrients, water quality and water security: from catchment to global perspectives," presented by Helen Jarvie, Professor, The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, United Kingdom

Mar 8: "The Evolution of Process-Based Hydrologic Models: Historical Challenges and the Collective Quest for Physical Realism," presented by Martyn Clark, Professor, University of Saskatchewan 

Mar 14: "Mining waste environments: globally significant and growing biogeochemical hotspots," presented by Lesley Warren, Professor, University of Toronto 

Apr 2: "Use Of Quantitative Resilience In Managing Urban Infrastructure Response To Natural Hazards," presented by Slobodan Simonovic, Professor, University of Western Ontario

Apr 8: "Smart Earth: New frontiers in water governance in a wired world," presented by Karen Bakker, Professor and Canada Research Chair, University of British Columbia